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Yesterday’s News

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Yesterday’s News

'Thank you for filling my life with joy': Tributes paid to six-year-old who died in Grenfell fire

Yaqub Hashim is the latest child who died in the fire on 14 June to be identified.

UCDSU president defends removal of abortion information from fresher's magazine

UCDSU president Katie Ascough said the decision was “in line with legal advice”.

Ireland backs UN treaty banning nuclear weapons despite boycott from Nato

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons today.

'An inhumane action': Eviction orders issued to asylum seekers in direct provision

Nasc says that those issued with eviction orders will become “homeless and destitute”.

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'Inappropriate and unethical': Varadkar backs life-saving lung disease drug for some users after HSE fails to fund it

21 Alpha-1 patients in Ireland have been receiving Respreeza up until now through a compassionate use programme.

Tuesday 19 September, 2017

President Higgins is not 'ruling anything out' when it comes to running for a second term

Higgins officially opened the National Ploughing Championships this afternoon.

Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries and internal bleeding, doctors warn

The warning comes after three people were hospitalised with serious eye injuries caused by the guns.

'Too many people are being left behind': Calls to make housing a priority in the Budget

The Simon Community launched its ‘No One Left Behind’ campaign yesterday.

Man posed as Justin Bieber lookalike to get indecent images from young girls jailed for 15 years

Yohann Ramchelawon used fake social media accounts to chat to young girls.

Trump says democracy must be restored in Venezuela as 'their country is collapsing'

Trump made his comments ahead of the annual world leaders debate at the UN today.

Monday 18 September, 2017

Cyclist jailed for 18 months over death of pedestrian caused by 'furious driving'

44-year-old Kim Briggs died after being knocked down by a bicycle.

Manager of Credit Union that owed €2 million is prohibited from working in financial services

Last November, a liquidator was appointed to Rush Credit Union.

Tributes paid to Louth GAA player who died suddenly after winning a match on Saturday RIP

Tributes paid to Louth GAA player who died suddenly after winning a match on Saturday

He died suddenly after a playing a match on Saturday morning.

140 Ryanair pilots have left for a competitor in the last year

Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks.

Here's where you can welcome the Dublin winners home

The Dublin senior footballers secured their third All-Ireland win in a row yesterday.

Heavy fog hampering search for fisherman swept into sea in Clare

It’s understood the man was fishing in the Pulleen Bay near Doonbeg.

Hopes for verdict as Halawa back in court again today

Halawa’s verdict was due on 28 August, however, it was adjourned until today.

Sunday 17 September, 2017

Thinking of a getaway? Here are some of the 'best autumn escapes'

The National Geographic as compiled a list of its top 10 ‘Best Fall Trips 2017′

Saturday 16 September, 2017

From parking spaces to pop-up parks: 35 new parks appeared in Dublin yesterday

From parking spaces to pop-up parks: 35 new parks appeared in Dublin yesterday

Over 35 temporary parklets were installed across Dublin yesterday.

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers

Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and individual counselling to 16-19 year olds.

Friday 15 September, 2017

Swedish politician Patrik Liljeglod raped 'because of his political beliefs'

Patrik Liljeglod is a group leader of Sweden’s Left Party, based in the city of Falun.

'It's profoundly disloyal to staff': RTÉ condemns Twitter account revealing staff 'secrets'

The ‘secret RTÉ producer’ Twitter account has gained over 8,000 followers.

Appeal for mourners to attend funeral of Irishman who died alone in Manchester

The Council of Irish Associations in Manchester are making funeral arrangements.

UK terror threat level raised to 'critical' following London tube explosion Parsons Green This post contains videos

UK terror threat level raised to 'critical' following London tube explosion

This evening, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Bad news for commuters - your taxi fare is about to go up by 3%

A usual €18 fare will cost around €18.70 after the changes come into effect.

Man who fled to Ireland after downloading child porn has been sentenced in the UK

Julian Myerscough fled to Ireland after an arrest warrant was issued for possession of indecent images.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'A chance to discover 10,000 years of history': New project to restore Ireland's bogland

The Living Bog Project will see the restoration of 12 raised bog special areas of conservation in seven counties.

Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Heathers - the shoe shop for those with larger feet - closes after 150 years

Heathers specialised in shoes for larger feet and served the needs of those across the country.

There are 3.5 million refugee children not in school because of war and poverty

Globally, 91% of children attend primary school, compared to just 61% of refugee children.

A complaint has been made to Europe about Ireland's failure to protect wildlife

The Irish Wildlife Trust has reported 97 illegal wildfires to the European Commission.

Three generations of the same family died in devastating Mayo crash

Five people died on Irish roads yesterday.

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Ryanair cancels 110 flights as French air-traffic controllers strike

The strikes are taking place as a result of President Macron’s plans to reform French labour laws.

Monday 11 September, 2017

All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA

The dogs are currently at the National Animal Centre in Longford pending housing.

Man appears in court over fatal stabbing in Tallaght

The stabbing happened at Deerpark Avenue on 18 February.

Drive through Dawson Street? You'll have to find a new route from now on

Cars will not be able to travel straight down Dawson Street to access Nassau Street.

UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country

The UN says 294,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar.

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Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals

The Health and Safety Authority has today launched a nationwide inspection campaign.

Clayton Hotels has terminated sponsorship with Newstalk over George Hook's rape comments

The Dalata Hotel Group said it cannot support a station that allowed “inappropriate and hurtful comments to be made”.

Sunday 10 September, 2017

Many mislabelled moisturisers are causing problems for skin disorder sufferers

A new study has found that moisturisers marked ‘fragrance free’ and ‘hypoallergenic’ often were not.

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